Judges 11:10
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New International Version
The elders of Gilead replied, "The LORD is our witness; we will certainly do as you say."

King James Bible
And the elders of Gilead said unto Jephthah, The LORD be witness between us, if we do not so according to thy words.

Darby Bible Translation
And the elders of Gilead said unto Jephthah, Jehovah be witness between us, if we do not so according to thy words!

World English Bible
The elders of Gilead said to Jephthah, "Yahweh shall be witness between us; surely according to your word so will we do."

Young's Literal Translation
And the elders of Gilead say unto Jephthah, 'Jehovah is hearkening between us -- if according to thy word we do not so.'

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Therefore we turn again to thee now - We are convinced that we have dealt unjustly by thee, and we wish now to repair our fault, and give thee this sincere proof of our regret for having acted unjustly, and of our confidence in thee.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

The Lord

Genesis 21:23 Now therefore swear to me here by God that you will not deal falsely with me, nor with my son, nor with my son's son...

Genesis 31:50 If you shall afflict my daughters, or if you shall take other wives beside my daughters, no man is with us; see...

1 Samuel 12:5 And he said to them, The LORD is witness against you, and his anointed is witness this day, that you have not found ought in my hand...

Jeremiah 29:23 Because they have committed villainy in Israel, and have committed adultery with their neighbors' wives...

Jeremiah 42:5 Then they said to Jeremiah, The LORD be a true and faithful witness between us...

Romans 1:9 For God is my witness, whom I serve with my spirit in the gospel of his Son...

2 Corinthians 11:31 The God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which is blessed for ever more, knows that I lie not.

be witness. be the hearer

Genesis 16:5 And Sarai said to Abram, My wrong be on you: I have given my maid into your bosom; and when she saw that she had conceived...

Genesis 31:53 The God of Abraham, and the God of Nahor, the God of their father, judge between us. And Jacob swore by the fear of his father Isaac.

Deuteronomy 1:16 And I charged your judges at that time, saying, Hear the causes between your brothers...

1 Samuel 24:12 The LORD judge between me and you, and the LORD avenge me of you: but my hand shall not be on you.

if we do

Exodus 20:7 You shall not take the name of the LORD your God in vain; for the LORD will not hold him guiltless that takes his name in vain.

Zechariah 5:4 I will bring it forth, said the LORD of hosts, and it shall enter into the house of the thief...

Malachi 3:5 And I will come near to you to judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, and against the adulterers...

Library
Whether a Vow Should Always be About a Better Good?
Objection 1: It would seem that a vow need not be always about a better good. A greater good is one that pertains to supererogation. But vows are not only about matters of supererogation, but also about matters of salvation: thus in Baptism men vow to renounce the devil and his pomps, and to keep the faith, as a gloss observes on Ps. 75:12, "Vow ye, and pay to the Lord your God"; and Jacob vowed (Gn. 28:21) that the Lord should be his God. Now this above all is necessary for salvation. Therefore
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica

Jesus Works his First Miracle at Cana in Galilee.
^D John II. 1-11. ^d 1 And the third day [From the calling of Philip (John i. 43). The days enumerated in John's first two chapters constitute a week, and may perhaps be intended as a contrast to the last week of Christ's ministry ( John xii. 1). It took two days to journey from the Jordan to Cana] there was a marriage [In Palestine the marriage ceremony usually began at twilight. The feast after the marriage was at the home of the bridegroom, and was sometimes prolonged for several days (Gen. xxix.
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel

Cross References
Genesis 31:50
If you mistreat my daughters or if you take any wives besides my daughters, even though no one is with us, remember that God is a witness between you and me."

Judges 11:9
Jephthah answered, "Suppose you take me back to fight the Ammonites and the LORD gives them to me--will I really be your head?"

Jeremiah 29:23
For they have done outrageous things in Israel; they have committed adultery with their neighbors' wives, and in my name they have uttered lies--which I did not authorize. I know it and am a witness to it," declares the LORD.

Jeremiah 42:5
Then they said to Jeremiah, "May the LORD be a true and faithful witness against us if we do not act in accordance with everything the LORD your God sends you to tell us.

Micah 1:2
Hear, you peoples, all of you, listen, earth and all who live in it, that the Sovereign LORD may bear witness against you, the Lord from his holy temple.

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